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10 spectacular city breaks for solo travellers

10 spectacular city breaks for solo travellers »

17 Jan, 2018
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H ere are 10 of the best go-it-alone trips where you’ll never feel lonely. Coinciding with the city’s Spring Festival series, this four-night

The visas you need for your cruise – and how to apply yourself and save money

The visas you need for your cruise – and how to apply yourself and save money »

17 Jan, 2018
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B ritish passport holders can visit over 170 countries without needing a visa, but some popular destinations do require one – even

Welcome to the QM2.0 – how millennials are replacing Lady Bracknells on Cunard's flagship

Welcome to the QM2.0 – how millennials are replacing Lady Bracknells on Cunard's flagship »

17 Jan, 2018
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T he butler’s pantry aboard Queen Mary 2 was a hive of activity. Pinstriped professionals drifted effortlessly past one another, conveying breakfast

From 'magic carpets' to giant suites, there's plenty in store for cruisers this year

From 'magic carpets' to giant suites, there's plenty in store for cruisers this year »

17 Jan, 2018
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F unnels. This is what I found myself discussing in the back of a taxi in Italy late last year. My companion,

How to get fitter (not fatter) on a cruise

How to get fitter (not fatter) on a cruise »

17 Jan, 2018
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I t’s an oft-quoted “fact” that cruise passengers put on a pound in weight per day. While those determined to get their

Top 10: the best Amalfi Coast hotels

Top 10: the best Amalfi Coast hotels »

17 Jan, 2018
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T he fabulous coastline between Positano and Ravello, with its switchback road that hugs the cliff and curls around the deep bays

Ryanair faces criticism from passengers as new baggage rules come into force

Ryanair faces criticism from passengers as new baggage rules come into force »

17 Jan, 2018
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R yanair is facing a backlash from travellers over its  controversial new baggage policy , which means holdalls and small suitcases are now

North Korea opens new ski resort amid talks to be involved in next month's Winter Olympics

North Korea opens new ski resort amid talks to be involved in next month's Winter Olympics »

17 Jan, 2018
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T he final countdown to the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang , South Korea, has begun, with less than a month to

The world's longest underwater cave has been found in Mexico

The world's longest underwater cave has been found in Mexico »

17 Jan, 2018
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T he search for the world’s most extreme measurements – biggest, highest, tallest – tends to focus above ground, gazing at towering

Seven simple ways to beat baggage fees – including this ingenious travel vest

Seven simple ways to beat baggage fees – including this ingenious travel vest »

17 Jan, 2018
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B aggage fees are one of the biggest earners for both budget carriers and legacy airlines. Ryanair’s charge for checked luggage starts

Why irresponsible millennials like me are splurging on travel instead of saving for a home

Why irresponsible millennials like me are splurging on travel instead of saving for a home »

17 Jan, 2018
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I t’s that time of year again. Yes, for impaling my feet on rogue game board pieces, and eating all the pink

Car hire excess fees? They all started when Mel Smith and I wrecked our Opel in Tuscany

Car hire excess fees? They all started when Mel Smith and I wrecked our Opel in Tuscany »

17 Jan, 2018
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I guessed the car rental people would fight back. It was bound to come. I blame myself. In 1983 I rented an

British Airways is copying the low-cost carriers again – and for once it is a good thing

British Airways is copying the low-cost carriers again – and for once it is a good thing »

17 Jan, 2018
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T he BA bashers were handed further evidence last week that this once great airline is quickly turning itself into nothing more

Tour operators must do more to save children’s lives

Tour operators must do more to save children’s lives »

17 Jan, 2018
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H ow safe are your children on holiday? The honest – and troubling – answer is that no one really knows. A

Griff Rhys Jones: How charmless resorts and the yattering middle classes ruined skiing in Europe

Griff Rhys Jones: How charmless resorts and the yattering middle classes ruined skiing in Europe »

17 Jan, 2018
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A s if sharing news of having signed on for Alcoholics Anonymous, my friend David furtively told me he is never going

Curious things you didn't know about your flight number

Curious things you didn't know about your flight number »

17 Jan, 2018
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T hey are such a fundamental part of the modern airport experience that you might almost have forgotten they exist – scanning

Aviation geeks can buy everything from plane seats to meal trolleys in huge Air Berlin sell-off

Aviation geeks can buy everything from plane seats to meal trolleys in huge Air Berlin sell-off »

17 Jan, 2018
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Aviation fans are turning up in droves to bid for aeroplane seats, trolleys or even airline chocolates BANKRUPT German airline Air Berlin

Where to find Lisbon’s best budget accommodation

Where to find Lisbon’s best budget accommodation »

17 Jan, 2018
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Unlike in many capital cities, there’s a good variety of budget-friendly accommodation in Lisbon. Options range from award winning hostels with free

Company is searching for a pensioner to blog gap year

Company is searching for a pensioner to blog gap year »

17 Jan, 2018
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Senior citizens who thought their last chance to see the world had gone will be pleased to hear that a globetrotting opportunity

Flight attendant reveals the best way to sleep on planes and avoid jet lag – but it takes a strong will

Flight attendant reveals the best way to sleep on planes and avoid jet lag – but it takes a strong will »

17 Jan, 2018
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Flight attendant Kara Mudler has revealed her tips for both getting to sleep on flights FLIGHTS aren’t always the easiest place to sleep,

Central stays: The 7 best hotels in Lisbon city centre

Central stays: The 7 best hotels in Lisbon city centre »

17 Jan, 2018
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Lisbon is a patchwork of neighbourhoods, each as different to each other as water and wine. So, picking an area to stay

Hotel air con machines could make you sick – because they almost never get cleaned properly

Hotel air con machines could make you sick – because they almost never get cleaned properly »

17 Jan, 2018
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This popular holiday item joins the humble drinking glass and bathroom hair dyer on the list of hotel room features to avoid if

Bankrupt airline Air Berlin is selling off entire stock

Bankrupt airline Air Berlin is selling off entire stock »

17 Jan, 2018
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German airline Air Berlin is auctioning off its entire inventory from aeroplane seats to branded chocolate after filing for bankruptcy.  The carrier

The British towns that mean something rude to foreigners

The British towns that mean something rude to foreigners »

17 Jan, 2018
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Orton in Cambridgeshire. It’s an innocent-enough sounding place name, but one of many in Britain that sounds positively rude or alarming to

Spanish hotspots drawing up plans to lure British tourists

Spanish hotspots drawing up plans to lure British tourists »

17 Jan, 2018
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Spanish holiday hotspots are being warned to draw up battle plans as millions of Brits are set to be tempted away this

The best flight attendant Instagram accounts – to give you serious travel envy

The best flight attendant Instagram accounts – to give you serious travel envy »

17 Jan, 2018
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Staff who work for an airline that flies long distance get decent-sized layover in exotic locations, massive discounts on fares and free

Teleporting luggage app lets holidaymakers pay someone £21 to take their suitcases from their hotel to the airport

Teleporting luggage app lets holidaymakers pay someone £21 to take their suitcases from their hotel to the airport »

17 Jan, 2018
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New ‘teleporting luggage’ service meets you at the airport and take your bags to your hotel FROM lost luggage woes to having

World’s longest underwater cave discovered in Mexico 

World’s longest underwater cave discovered in Mexico  »

17 Jan, 2018
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The world’s biggest underwater cave has been discovered by divers in Mexico . The group connected two underwater caverns to reveal what

Colorado the hard way: An ‘uphilling’ ski break in Aspen

Colorado the hard way: An ‘uphilling’ ski break in Aspen »

17 Jan, 2018
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Zooming up Colorado’s Buttermilk Mountain by heated chairlift, surrounded by Aspen’s spectacular scenery, takes just minutes. Unfortunately, I am not on the

Celebrity Edge promises to turn cruising inside out 

Celebrity Edge promises to turn cruising inside out  »

17 Jan, 2018
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Acres of glass walls and a magic carpet gliding up and down the outside of the ship are two elements of Celebrity